Talk about a long time with a frog stuck in your throat....
It's the end of an era as Steve Whitmire has left his role as the voice behind the iconic Muppet Kermit the Frog.
Whitmire has voiced the character since Muppets creator Jim Henson's death in 1990. In addition to Kermit, Whitmire had voiced grumpy critic Statler, Rizzo the Rat and other characters for the Muppets.
Longtime Muppets performer Matt Vogel will be taking over the role.